We all have grown up listening to Cinderella finding her prince charming, Snow White getting kissed by her true love, and all the Disney princess movies that have shown happily ever after. As time passed the characteristics of princesses and princes have changed. But the only constant thing was a fairytale love story. Who wouldn't want to marry a prince or princess and live in a royal castle? There are only a few lucky ones who have witnessed this dream come true. And one of those couples is Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Witness the story of a royal romance of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
The backstory of our story's princess has been amazing yet challenging. Meghan Markle was born on August 4, 1981. Her beautiful mother was a yoga instructor and her dashing father was a photography director in the television industry. Her home was majorly in California and Los Angeles.
Meghan was always interested in philanthropy and social work. She identified the sexiest advertisement running on television at the mere age of 11 years. After getting upset by seeing that advertisement, she wrote a letter to Hilary Clinton. The letter had a huge impact and, immediately after, they changed the message of the ad.
In 2003, Meghan Markle graduated from Northwestern University School of Communication with a degree in theater and international relations. Soon after that, she went on to pursue a career in acting. You might have seen her in various American Tv shows like General Hospital, Cuts, and, The war at home. Meghan also did some movies like Get Him Like Geek, Remember Me and, The Candidate. But she was best known for her role of Rachel Zane in the TV Series Suits.
Meghan Markle is a strong, independent woman who is known for working for society. She has been working around fighting issues related to racism and gender inequality. She owned a blog site called The Tig, where she talked about these issues.
Meghan thought that she had found her true love in Trevor Engelson, a film producer. But alas, that story didn’t have a fairytale ending. The divorce didn’t have any effect on Meghan’s career. Instead, she became more focused.
Henry Charles Adam David or fondly referred to as Prince Harry was born on 15th September 1984. He is the son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, the Prince and Princess of Wales. He has an older brother Prince Williams, who is the Duke of Cambridge.
Prince Harry was born into the Royal Family of Britain and had been given the title of Duke of Sussex. But Prince Harry isn't restricted to his title. He was a soldier and served the country while commissioning into Blues and Royals. He was also posted in Afghanistan, served there for ten weeks before taking retirement from the army in May 2015.
Beyond being a part of the Royal Family, Prince Harry loves traveling and sports. He was the pioneer of the Invictus Games, founded in 2014. Like Meghan Markle, Prince Harry is also a philanthropist. Princess Diana had given Prince Harry great values and morals. Prince Harry was close to his mother. And that is seen in the way he lives his life. He is grounded, humble, and loves his subjects. This is what makes him different and unique.
The First Meet
After Meghan Markle's divorce, she transferred her focus to making her career. She didn't have any hopes of finding her true love until her wing woman set up a blind date. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle met each other through a common friend in July 2016. Meghan didn't have any stereotypes about Prince Harry because she understood they both belonged to different backgrounds. The only question Meghan asked her friend was whether Prince Harry was nice or not.
The love angel had hit Meghan and Prince Harry out of nowhere. They met for drinks and immediately felt the sparks. Prince Harry knew she was the one in the first meet itself. They both had common interests and their love for philanthropy acted as a strong base. They met often and started dating soon.
But as we all know nothing is private in a celebrity's life. And if that celebrity is Meghan Markle and the Prince of the Royal Family, the news was bound to leak. Within four months of dating, the news got leaked. But there was no confirmation from Prince Harry or Meghan Markle. Meghan posted a cute picture of two spooning bananas on the same day. The netizens took it as a sign of her new blossoming love life.
While promoting her retail collection for Reitman, Meghan met Prince Charles. That was all in the news. Nothing was official. It seemed like both of them were serious about their relationship. On the 8th of November, Prince Harry confirmed his relationship with Meghan Markle. While people showered love on the couple, they also faced hatred. Because Meghan belongs to a mixed-race, she faced harsh racism from the media. And that is when Prince Harry came to the rescue and released an official statement in the defense of his girlfriend. He requested the media to be kind and put an end to racist comments.
Family is what matters
After Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made their relationship official, they received a lot of love from their fans. But the approval of the family was important to both of them. There were rumors that the royal family isn't happy with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's relationship. Prince Williams, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry's elder brother stated to the press that 'the Royal Family respects their privacy and we would only want Prince Harry to stay happy.' This cleared all the rumors about the Royal Family not supporting the couple.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were blessed by the Queen when the couple spent The New Year in London with the Royal Family. Even Meghan’s family was super excited about this relationship.
Nothing could make them apart
After spending the New Year in London, Prince Harry and Meghan spent the initial days of the New Year 2018 in Norway. The entire romantic trip was planned by Prince Harry and all the details were kept a secret. They want to witness the northern lights and spend some quality time with each other.
Soon after being back from the trip, Meghan met the Duchess of Cambridge and her daughter Princess Charlotte. Both of them adored Meghan Markle and were happy to welcome her into the family.
But alas, the happy time had to come to a pause. This is because Meghan had to return to America to continue shooting for the series Suits. But even distance couldn't do them apart. Within no time, it was Meghan's 36th birthday. Prince Harry again planned a 3-week vacation in the African continent. They ended their vacation beside the beautiful Victoria Falls.
Finally, the day came when they made an appearance together in public. The adorable couple was spotted holding hands at the Audi Polo Challenge in Ascot. The couple looked extremely happy and so in love.
The Happily Ever After
After a long wait, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle finally got engaged on 27th November 2017. And with that, her life began to change. Meghan often made appearances at Royal Events. She also closed her blog site The Tig, to focus more on her personal life. They spent months planning the royal wedding.
And the D-Day was finally here. The royal fairytale was going to witness it’s happily ever after. On the 19th of May 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot at St. George’s Chapel Windsor Castle. Millions of people were gathered outside the chapel to see a glimpse of a real prince and princess. The members of the Royal Family and friends of Meghan Markle from the fraternity witnessed the Royal Wedding.
On 6th May 2019, The Duke and Duchess gave birth to a cute baby boy. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have resigned from their senior royal duties. Now, they are residing in Los Angeles where they want to live a normal life with their son.
Royal romance is not about living in a castle and having a life filled with expensive things. It means treating your partner like a prince or princess of your life. Meghan and Harry have proved that when you find your soulmate, you will go to any extent to protect them. Cheers to the love which brings your happily ever after.